Evelyn was born Nov. 27th, 1935 at Flin Flon, Manitoba. Her family moved to Chilliwack in the 1950’s. She worked as a telephone operator on the switchboards for Telus and at the army base where she met and enjoyed many lifelong friends. She enjoyed curling in her early years and was an excellent seamstress. She enjoyed many times with her close aunt Laticia Garant. She was a fun and spirited lady who enjoyed her many years building her family at the McEachern farm on Bailey Road where she cherished her strong and lasting bond with the loving McEachern family.
Evelyn was predeceased by her husband Wesley McEachern and by her father and mother Oscar and Helen Garant; sister, Marion and her brothers, Garry and Allen.
Evelyn leaves to mourn her passing her beloved sons, James and Darcy and their families, her much loved granddaughters, Courteney and Lacey. Also her brother Wayne, his wife Lillian and their family; her very cherished sister, Gail and her husband Mag Steiestol and family. Also mourning are her dearly loved nieces and nephews, sisters and brothers in laws and friends.
The funeral service will be held at 1:30pm on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home, Hocking Avenue, Chilliwack. Viewing is kindly arranged by Woodlawn at the Funeral Home on Monday, May 2nd, 2011 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm.
Memorial donations may be made in Evelyn’s name to Heart & Stroke Foundation 2239C McAllister Ave., Port Coquitlam, British Columbia V3C 2A9 or the Salvation Army, 46420 Brooks Ave., Chilliwack, BC V2P 1C5.
Online condolences can be left at www.Woodlawn-MtCheam.ca